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Rep. Tom Cotton will launch bid
for Arkansas Senate seat Tuesday

Washington Examiner, by Rebecca Berg

Original Article

Posted By:Judy W., 8/1/2013 8:31:14 AM

Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., will launch his bid to challenge incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., next week, Cotton’s office confirmed Wednesday. (Snip) Cotton has long been rumored to be weighing a bid for the Senate seat held by Pryor, a Democrat and the son of a former senator. A Republican operative confirmed earlier this year that two Democratic trackers had been following Cotton in case he decides to run. National Democrats wasted no time attacking Cotton on Wednesday, with one spokesperson for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee saying that Cotton’s decision showed “arrogance.”

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Great news. Cotton is a veteran and a Harvard Law School graduate. And he is very conservative. I´ve been following him since I gave him money -- money well spent.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 8/1/2013 8:56:37 AM     (No. 9452657)

Excellent news! The wife and I will be supporting his run.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 8/1/2013 9:06:43 AM     (No. 9452683)

I supported him last time, and I´m not from Arkansas. I´ll support him again, too.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 8/1/2013 9:07:21 AM     (No. 9452684)

A Cotton win does two things. It gets rid of one of Reid´s most reliable lapdogs and puts an anti-McLame real conservative into the Rebublican caucus. Pryor is in the hot seat here in Arkyland and Cotton is a great candidate. Watch the Dems attack like crazy Cotton but not invest a cent into the sink Pryor Ship.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/1/2013 9:08:26 AM     (No. 9452685)

I´ve been reading about Cotton. This is a very wise decision on his part and he will be good for Arkansas and the US Senate.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/1/2013 9:08:32 AM     (No. 9452686)

Good news! We need more conservatives to step up. Will be happy to see him join in with Sens. Cruz, Lee and Paul. Cotton and Cheney will be great additions to the group.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 8/1/2013 9:11:39 AM     (No. 9452695)

Good news. Ark. has been gradually ousting all those entrenched Democrats. Let´s hope the trend continues.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Freeloader, 8/1/2013 9:29:12 AM     (No. 9452727)

Harvard magna cum laude, Harvard Law, United States Army Officer Candidate School Graduate, Airborne/Ranger, "Operation Iraqi Freedom" with the famed 101st Airborne Division? Sounds like just the kind of "hard charger" America needs in The United States Senate to upset the plans and ambitions of the evil Dark Siders and cheese eating Republicrat surrender monkeys!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LadyVet, 8/1/2013 10:05:46 AM     (No. 9452821)

While supporting Cotton, also consider supporting Truax who is running against Turban Durbin. Some early money to these guys will be a big boost, so put money where your mouth is, even if it is just a little. If there´s enough of us who do it, the money will add up.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: richwill, 8/1/2013 10:17:30 AM     (No. 9452844)

American politics is all about money and not principles. It is sad that the biggest wallet wins an election. Observe what is in office at this point in time, because the voters forgot about principles.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: redgrains, 8/1/2013 10:33:21 AM     (No. 9452877)

#8 Lady Vet--Thanks for the heads up on Truax. Will do.
What you say cannot be said often enough and loud enough--ie if you want to see an Conservative elected you have to hit something beyond the keyboard---something like your credit card and wallet.
Sharing insight on other solid conservatives who deserve our support is appreciated.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 8/1/2013 10:44:22 AM     (No. 9452905)

There is stinging irony to the democrat narrative about inexperienced GOP Senate candidates because their barry is nothing but a community agitator. The Arkansas race looks good. And the Montana seat probably leans GOP. But I think it´s an uphill fight for Republicans to take the Senate. My skepticism is secondary to Senate races, at least three, in 2010 and 2012 where Republicans snatched defeat from the jaws of victory.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: TXknitter, 8/1/2013 11:16:41 AM     (No. 9452994)

Amen x10 to #8 and 9. I am thankful to posters from Arkansas who can give us a heads up on Tom Cotton. I liked what I saw on FOX yesterday. The check is in the mail. We have to put our money where our mouths are --

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